Amoxicillin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribed by veterinarians to treat various infections in dogs and cats. It inhibits the growth of bacteria by preventing the cell wall formation of the bacterial cells. Amoxicillin should only be used to treat bacterial infections and not viral or parasitic infections. It has also been known to treat wounds, skin infections, tooth abscesses, infections of the lower respiratory tract and many others. Plus, it comes in a capsule form, so you can disguise it in a pill pocket. Customers may receive this drug under the names Amoxi-Tabs, Amoxi-Drops, Robamox.
Amoxicillin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribed for the treatment of bacterial infections. It may also be effective against infections found in the ear, urinary tract, upper respiratory tract and on the skin. Amoxicillin has also been prescribed for the treatment of dental infections.
Possible Side Effects
Side effects are more likely to occur in those who have previously demonstrated hypersensitivity to penicillins and in those with a history of allergy, asthma, hay fever, or urticaria. Some of the possible side effects include lack of appetite, vomiting, drooling or diarrhea.
Drug & Food Interactions
This medication may interact with allopurinol or probenecid. Other medications may also interact with amoxicillin. Before giving amoxicillin, talk to your veterinarian about any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, minerals and herbal products your pet is currently taking.
Consult your veterinarian before using this medication if your pet is currently taking vitamins, supplements, bacteriostatic antibiotics, probenecid or methotrexate, as interactions may occur.
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